assembly Bill A6492

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing performance of duty disability retirement benefits for certain first responders in Nassau county

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Current Bill Status Via S3100 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 29, 2021 signed chap.528
Oct 18, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.452
substituted for a6492
Jun 07, 2021 substituted by s3100
rules report cal.452
reported
Jun 03, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 19, 2021 referred to governmental employees

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A6492 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3100
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607-j, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7115
2017-2018: A7135, A10721
2019-2020: A5324, A10050

A6492 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing performance of duty disability retirement benefits for the employee titles police medic, police medic supervisor, police medic coordinator, bureau director emergency ambulance, and deputy bureau director emergency ambulance in the employ of Nassau county.

A6492 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6492
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
   providing performance of duty disability retirement benefits  for  the
   employee  titles  police  medic, police medic supervisor, police medic
   coordinator, bureau director emergency ambulance,  and  deputy  bureau
   director emergency ambulance in the employ of Nassau county
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
 a new section 607-j to read as follows:
   § 607-J.  PERFORMANCE  OF  DUTY  DISABILITY  RETIREMENT  BENEFITS  FOR
 CERTAIN FIRST RESPONDERS IN NASSAU COUNTY. A. THE COUNTY OF NASSAU SHALL
 MAKE  THE  BENEFITS  PROVIDED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO THE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEE
 TITLES IN THE EMPLOY OF NASSAU COUNTY: POLICE MEDIC; POLICE MEDIC SUPER-
 VISOR; POLICE MEDIC COORDINATOR; BUREAU  DIRECTOR  EMERGENCY  AMBULANCE;
 AND DEPUTY BUREAU DIRECTOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE.
   B. A MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RETIREMENT FOR DISABILITY INCURRED IN
 THE  PERFORMANCE  OF DUTY IF, AT THE TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR IS FILED,
 HE OR SHE IS:
   1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
 NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF A DISABILITY NOT CAUSED BY  HIS  OR  HER
 OWN  WILLFUL  NEGLIGENCE  SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND WHILE ACTUALLY A
 MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
   2. ACTUALLY IN SERVICE UPON WHICH HIS  OR  HER  MEMBERSHIP  IS  BASED.
 HOWEVER, IN THE CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE, EITHER
 VOLUNTARILY,  OR INVOLUNTARILY, SUBSEQUENT TO SUSTAINING A DISABILITY IN
 SUCH SERVICE, APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE
 MEMBER IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE; AND PROVIDED THAT THE  MEMBER
 MEETS  THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION A OF THIS SECTION AND THIS SUBDI-
 VISION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.